Bachelor of Arts in Economics

The BA in Economics* is an exceptionally flexible program, where students enjoy the broadening experience of a liberal arts education while acquiring the skills they will need to succeed in a professional career. Working alongside their advisors, students have the opportunity to select from many disciplines complemented by economics - or even to complete a BA degree with a double major in economics and another field.


This degree requires completion of 124 semester hours, allocated as follows:

  • The University's general education requirements - 41 hours
  • The economics major area - 36 hours
  • Additional foreign language - 6 hours, and
  • Free electives for the balance of the 124 hour total - approximately 41 hours

General education: 41 hours, including Economics 470 and Mathematics 134 or 221.

Major - 36 hours: Economics 101, 102, 345, 346, 372, 425; Quantitative Methods 227; 15 hours of economics electives

Additional foreign language - 6 hours: Bachelor of Arts requires proficiency in or completion of a foreign language through the course numbered 212

Electives - 41 hours: For more details refer to page 67 in the 2011-2013 University of Evansville catalog.

*Economics does not fall under AACSB accreditation.

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